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Firearms, 14 kilos of suspected cocaine found during Pomona traffic stop, 2 arrested

POMONA >> Two men were arrested in Pomona Thursday night after a search of their vehicle during a traffic stop turned up 14 kilograms of suspected cocaine and two loaded firearms, police said. Officers stopped the silver BMW X5 the two men...

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  • Lakers

    Whicker: The real season begins, and maybe the Lakers do, too

    EL SEGUNDO — At last you can say the Lakers made a no-brainer draft pick and mean it as a compliment. Lonzo Ball is a jumper cable in search of a battery, a transponder in search of an express lane. In a time when basketball is growing out of its pigeonholes, he is the point guard we always grew up with, the guy who puts zeroes on the end of everyone else’s contract. He makes players better. Imagine, if the Lakers actually give him...

    Mark Whicker
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  • Arrests

    Five arrested by immigration agents Thursday in Bloomington, Riverside

    Fidel Delgado Guerrero wasn’t the man immigration agents were looking for early Thursday morning, but he was arrested and may now be deported. He was nabbed in what’s referred to as a collateral arrest. Delgado wasn’t the intended target, but he was at the same location of an immigration enforcement operation. A previous deportation on his record was enough to get him arrested. Delgado told immigration officers he had a job, and asked what would happen to his...

    Alejandra Molina
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  • Horse Racing

    Takeout at the racetrack prompts varying points of view

    ARCADIA >> Takeout, the amount of money subtracted from each wagering pool to help race tracks fund their purses, has become a huge topic over the past 10-15 years. Before the advent of social media, takeout was a foreign word to the casual racing fan. Now it’s debated daily on Facebook and Twitter. It became a real focal point in 2010, when the California legislature approved SB1072, increasing the takeout on exotic wagers such as exactas, daily doubles, trifectas and...

    Art Wilson
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  • Horse Racing

    Santa Anita Park statistics, horse racing notes

    SANTA ANITA LEADERS Through Thursday JOCKEYS / WINS Flavien Prat / 34 Rafael Bejarano / 31 Joe Talamo / 30 Evin Roman / 28 Tyler Baze / 19 TRAINERS / WINS Peter Miller / 29 Richard Baltas / 23 Philip D’Amato / 19 Bob Baffert / 14 Steve Miyadi / 14 STAKES SCHEDULE SANTA ANITA Saturday • $100,000 Grade III Affirmed Stakes, 3-year-olds, 1 1/16 miles • $100,000 Grade...

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  • Computer and data security

    Girl scouts learn about cybersecurity at Cal State San Bernardino

    Middle and high schools girls from Girl Scout troops in San Bernardino and Riverside counties are learning about cyber security at a pair of summer camps at Cal State San Bernardino. The GenCyber summer camps are being held in partnership with the Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio. The week-long camp for high school students begins Monday, while the one for middle school students wraps up today, according to Cal State San Bernardino. About 200 middle school girls and 50 high school...

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  • Urban planning

    More than 100 Bloomington residents attend meeting to keep warehouses out

    BLOOMINGTON >> This is the kind of place where residents ride their horse after work and wake up to the crowing of roosters. But fearing that lifestyle might change with arrival of large warehouse operations and heavy volumes of truck traffic, more than 100 residents of the unincorporated San Bernardino County community of Bloomington met at St. Charles Catholic Church Thursday night to discuss their options. “This is what democracy looks like,“ State Sen.

    Jim Steinberg
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  • UCLA

    UCLA trio of freshmen taken in NBA draft

    A record number of college freshmen were selected in the 2017 NBA draft on Thursday night. UCLA contributed its fair share. Two of the record-high 16 freshmen in the first round were Bruins, including the highest draft pick from UCLA in 38 years. After much anticipation, the Lakers did indeed make Southern California product Lonzo Ball the No. 2 overall pick. The last Bruin selected that high in the NBA draft was David Greenwood, who went No. 2 in 1979. After setting UCLA’s school...

    Clay Fowler
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  • Food safety

    Woman finds frog in salad at BJ’s restaurant in West Covina

    Shawna Cepeda was enjoying dinner at the BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse in West Covina last week when she saw something funny looking in her salad. “I see something kind of rolled up. I was like, ‘this doesn’t look right,’ so I passed it to my husband,” Cepeda, 40, said. “I asked, ‘Is that a piece of lettuce?’ Then he looked and my daughter looked at it and he was like, ‘it’s a frickin’...

    Stephanie K. Baer
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  • NBA Draft

    Lakers turn to hometown hero Lonzo Ball to reclaim hardwood heritage

    EL SEGUNDO >> Before the Lakers fulfilled the Prophecy of LaVar, drafted a hometown hero and hit reset on a rebuilding effort that has come in fits and starts, Luke Walton understood what fans believed would reclaim the city’s hardwood heritage. Lonzo Ball. Whenever Walton stepped outside his Manhattan Beach home, fans told him who the Lakers needed. Lonzo Ball. “They were going nuts for him before the draft happened,” Walton said Thursday...

    Bill Oram
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  • Arrests

    LAPD officer arrested, accused of sex with underage cadet

    Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck said Thursday he personally arrested an LAPD officer accused of having unlawful sex with a 15-year-old girl in the department’s embattled cadet program. Beck said Officer Robert Cain, 31, of the 77th Street Division, was arrested Thursday morning after detectives found evidence that he had sex with a cadet in the division, as they investigated the widening police cadet scandal. Cain was in charge of the process for checking out...

    By Antonie Boessenkool aboessenkool@scng.com @AntonieWrites on Twitter|

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